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westwegoman
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Harvester abuse email
Apr 23rd, 2012 at 12:58pm
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I just noticed that the email that I receive for harvester abuse detection doesnt show a month in the message.

This is what I receive:
Harvester Abuse Detected! on á23, 2012 á1:53am

Abusing user ID (Real Name): Guest -> () Abuse detected from IP: 000.000.00.000 Blocked Harvester: mozilla/4.7 (compatible; offbyone; windows 2000) webster pro v3.4


Any ideas?
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Reply #1 - Apr 23rd, 2012 at 2:36pm
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Hi Merv,

This seems to fix it:

In Sources/Guardian.pl find:

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$abuse_time = &timeformat($date,1,0,1); 


And change to:

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$abuse_time = &timeformat($date,1,1,1); 




  
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Reply #2 - Apr 23rd, 2012 at 3:55pm
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Thanks Derek! áSmiley

I don't recall seeing the same error in our forum that Merv saw in his, but I presume that I would get the same error as well since our Sources/Guardian.pl file contained the following:

Derek Barnstorm wrote on Apr 23rd, 2012 at 2:36pm:
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$abuse_time = &timeformat($date,1,0,1); 




But thanks to you, I made the following correction as you noted:

Derek Barnstorm wrote on Apr 23rd, 2012 at 2:36pm:
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$abuse_time = &timeformat($date,1,1,1); 




For me since I read about it here, this is one of those "just in case" situations, so I really appreciate your instructions.
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Reply #3 - Apr 24th, 2012 at 3:15pm
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I haven't seen that particular error either.

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&timeformat($date,1,0,1); 


is sent to DateTime.pl for formatting.

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my ( $oldformat, $dontusetoday, $use_rfc, $forum_default ) = @_;  



Within sub timeformat use_rfc and forum_default appear to be mutually exclusive. (Actually, in this case it will simply default to use_rfc as it's checked after forum_default.)

It might be a good idea to check and make sure all the different user timeformats are working properly (I have a vague recollection that one might not be quite right but I can't recall which one.)


I'm wondering if the real issue isn't in the timeformat selected for the forum.
  

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Reply #4 - Apr 25th, 2012 at 12:56am
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I made the changes in Sources/Guardian.pl and that solved the problem.

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Reply #5 - Apr 25th, 2012 at 1:38am
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Thanks for letting us know that it worked. That's very helpful.
  

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